Fans of the Walking Dead received a special treat as the show's pilot was re-shown in black and white, according to reports. The unusual alternate version of the first show is to pay homage to the Robert Kirkman comic book series that it is based on, which is rendered in black and white.
The original line-up of the Sugababes has reformed, creating an interesting audience and chart scenario with the new group of the same name. The trio of founding members, Siobhán Donaghy, Mutya Buena and Keisha Buchanan, have joined forces again to create their reformed group that will be called Mutya/Keisha/Siobhan.
Mark Benton will play Edna Turnblad in a touring production of the musical Hairspray, which will open at the Lowry Theatre in Salford next week. Mark Benton, pictured here in The Comedians at the Lyric Theatre, will join the UK tour of Hairspray, after his present commitments are complete.[...Read More Here...]
Aberdeen Performing Arts has won more than £43,000 from the Lottery Fund. Aberdeen Performing Arts’ creative learning arm has received the money to provide theatre activities for 140 young people in the city, aged from eight to eleven.
An “extras” casting agency that was formed in 2009, that has been claiming that it has provided extras to television series such as Hollyoaks, and Emmerdale for more than a decade, has been ordered to amend its “misleading” website information. The Advertising Standards Authority ruled that Extra Factory must not exaggerate their experience as a company and not imply they supplied people to production companies if they did not have evidence to support that.
Lebanon has become the first Arab country to broadcast the hugely popular TV show Dancing with the Stars. Since the BBC originally aired Strictly Come Dancing in 2004, it has been licensed in 42 countries, including the US and Australia, and was named the world’s most successful reality TV format by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2010.
A recent Amanda Palmer video has been age-restricted by YouTube. She is certainly no stranger to controversy, so perhaps we shouldn't be shocked that Amanda's video has fallen foul of the video police. The artful promo for her single, Want It Back, which hit YouTube not too long ago, features a naked Palmer lying in bed as the lyrics of the song are scrawled across her body in time to the tune.
India’s Bollywood film industry, producing over 900 films per year, needs increasingly more dance performers to keep the cameras rolling and the industry fresh and vibrant. The industry has been forced to look abroad, and dancers from Eastern Europe are now heading for India in droves, to earn “black” money.